Monthly Archives: September 2015

Business Presentation Midterm – Documents

Midterm Outline

Midterm Exam Info Sheet

Midterm Tips

Mid-term Self-assessment

R and C – Unit 2 Narrative Essay Updates

Pixar’s Presto (Ralph X Remix)

R & C 2- Narrative Analysis (1)

R and C Narative Essay Sept 2015

The Power of Words

Jamie Carragher

Monday 21st September FSW Clip – “How Does It Work?” or “DIY” or “The Power of Advertising” (The Best Commercial Ever)   – “Cog”—the best commercial ever

Advanced Conversation – Unit 2- Grammar Update 14th September

Unit 2 Grammar PPT

unit 2 sept 2015 grammar

The Dog Ate My Homework – Making Excuses!

There’s also a short grammar section and an article with some interesting vocabulary to check.

Session Vocabulary

  • sickie
    a day when someone uses sickness as a false excuse for missing work or schoolwhite lie
    a lie which is harmless

    British slang for a lie

    skiving off
    missing work or school without a good reason


    very well known

    related to evil things that might happen

    a polite word for liars

    welfare benefits
    payments that people receive from the state to help raise their standard of living

    trick or cheat (someone)

    on the dole
    british slang for claiming unemployment benefit

    garden shed
    a building that is in a garden and is used to store things

    (here) an excuse for doing something bad

Business Presentations Update – September 4th

Here are the PPT’s from this week’s classes. We’ll have an opportunity to practice oin Tuesday, so please bring your introductions, hook, message etc.

Have a great weekend 🙂


Message Review

Biz Prez Fall2015 Message Review SP1

presentation-final-june-2015-speech-prep (1)

Intro Body Conclusion (1)

Advanced Conversation Video Assignment & Online homework -update 4th Sept 2015

Good morning! Here is the homework due next Wednesday, 9th September, 11:59pm. You’ll also find some examples in your textbook to help with the grammar and vocabulary.

Video 2 Read the two blogs on Page 18. Then, describe the most exciting experience you have ever had in your life. Try to use the adverbs fortunately, unfortunately, and amazingly. Talking about experiences/secret dreams using the present perfect

Now that you have have registered with your textbooks, you should also complete Unit 2. You can send me a screenshot like this when you have completed the unit. You do not have to complete ‘listening extra’ or ‘progress check’.

You can always refer to the syllabus schedule which is also on our blog page.